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A nation of deadbeats : an uncommon history of America's financial disasters

A history of financial crashes in the United States offers concise explanations of little-understood principles about consumer debt that were at the core of each recession, recounting lending practices and schemes that triggered large-scale crashes and controversies.

Duer's disgrace -- A botanizing excursion -- Monkey jackets, the uncorked Mississippi, and the birth of caterpillar banks -- The second bank, the monkey jacket war, and Tenskwatawa's revenge -- The politics of panic, the economics of rags -- Leviathan --Of swamps and calculus -- Ceres Americana -- A storm of wheat -- Crosses of gold -- Who put the roar in the Roaring Twenties? -- Conclusions, conclusions.

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ISBN: 9780307272690
ISBN: 0307272699 : HRD
Physical Description: 330 p.;
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf,